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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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August 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Jan 4, 2014 — She was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday for treatment of pneumonia. Bush, 88, responded well and is now at home, a family spokesman says.
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Jan 1, 2014 — Barbara Bush, 88, is in a hospital in Houston with a respiratory-related issue, according to her husband's office.
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Apr 25, 2013 — On the day her son George's presidential library is being dedicated, she tells Today that Jeb is "by far the best-qualified man," but that another Bush presidential run might be one too many.
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May 31, 2012 — It's a White House tradition that brings presidents and former presidents together in a rare non-partisan event.
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Nov 30, 2010 — Few in the GOP, save maybe Lisa Murkowski and Barbara Bush, have publicly said anything negative about Sarah Palin. Joe Scarborough, the MSNBC host and former Republican congressman, showed no reticence in a Politico post.
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Nov 22, 2010 — Barbara Bush has long been known for speaking her mind and she does it once again on Sarah Palin, saying she hopes Palin stays in Alaska. During her Larry King CNN interview she said she sat next to Palin once and thought she "was beautiful."
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